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Unraveling mechanisms of ventricular enlargement linked to schizophrenia

Scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have implicated two microRNAs in the biological processes that underlie the ventricle enlargement observed in models of schizophrenia.
14-Feb-2020 8:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New website powered by St. Jude informs families facing childhood cancer no matter where the patient receives treatment

The Together website by St. Jude offers information about diseases, diagnosis and treatment options, as well as supportive care resources and shared stories of hope, healing and experience.
12-Feb-2020 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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The Pediatric Cancer Genome Project at 10: The impact lives on

Ten years ago this week St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine unveiled an ambitious collaboration to identify the genetic changes that lead to some of the world’s deadliest childhood cancers. The...
27-Jan-2020 12:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Partnership with China Prompts Change in Care for High-Risk Type of Leukemia

Researchers from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Chinese Children’s Cancer Group led the first randomized, Phase III clinical trial comparing targeted therapies for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) driven by the Philadelphia...
14-Jan-2020 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


15-Jan-2020 10:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Echelle Jobe Rutschman selected for top professional honor

The Public Relations Society of America, the nation’s leading professional organization serving the communications community, recently announced the election of Echelle Jobe Rutschman to its College of Fellows.
13-Jan-2020 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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St. Jude hematologist Akshay Sharma receives ASH 2020 Scholar Award

Akshay Sharma, MBBS, of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, is the recipient of a 2020 Scholar Award from the American Society of Hematology (ASH). One of ASH’s most prestigious research award programs, the ASH Scholar Award provides financial...
10-Jan-2020 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Breaking the dogma: Key cell death regulator has more than one way to get the job done

Scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have discovered a new way that the molecule RIPK1 leads to cell death in infected, damaged or unwanted cells showing that more than one mechanism can trigger the process. The findings appeared...
23-Dec-2019 1:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.


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